Doubling Up

I posted a Greenwald column yesterday, but this one is too rich to ignore. Greenwald notes in yesterday’s column that Progressives have mastered hypocrisy and very few have seemed to notice: Indeed: is there even a single liberal pundit, blogger or commentator who would have defended George Bush and Dick Cheney if they (rather than…

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An Eerie Prophesying

I received this column in an email yesterday, commenting on the insurance mandate and role of Catholics in a fallen (and accelerating downward) culture. The Church’s reaction to the mandate has been impressive to me, and I hope that waves of civil disobedience or retractions of all insurance provided to those working for Catholic entities…

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Materialism Gets Old

Is Free Will an Illusion? This topic has arisen before on SNV, and the depths of the philosophy entailed are worth exploration if you ever have the time. The argument that we do not have free will is a slippery one though, that can be difficult to refute on its own premises. Proving a nonmathematical…

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Losing My Shit

Tell me if this dead horse is still worth beating… Of course it is, because no one seems to give it more than a moment’s thought. [Edit: Aaaaaaand today is the 220th anniversary of the Bill of Rights. Irony, anyone?] The indefinite detention bill that is set to be signed into law has barely been…

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